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Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Reinier de Graaf’s recently published book, Architect, Verb.: The New... Read More

Mackenzie Place: The tallest residential building in Canada’s North

EDITOR’S NOTE: In Spacing #29/2013, photographer Jesse Colin Jackson and anthropologist Lindsay Bell wrote about MacKenzie... Read More

Book Review: American Urbanist

Author: Richard K. Rein (Island Press, 2022) “In our attention to making organization work we have come close to deifying it. We... Read More

S101 Series: Introduction and Call

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: cities are complex. But that doesn’t mean they need to be complicated... Read More

LORINC: Can the Ontario Science Centre save Ontario Place?

Here’s a strange little detail about the 20-car pile-up that is the Ontario Place redevelopment scheme: Shortly before... Read More

Book Review: The Ecologies of The Building Envelope – A Material History and Theory of Architectural Surfaces

Author: Alejandro Zaera-Polo & Jeffrey S. Anderson  (Actar Publishers, 2021) Given the number of books I read and review every... Read More

As is: Photographs of Ontario Place, 2021- 2022

In advance of Spacing’s upcoming issue focused on Ontario Place, we are sharing some of photographer Steven Evans’s images... Read More

Book Review: Ron Thom Architect – The Life of a Creative Modernist

Author: Adele Weder (Greystone Publishing, 2022) Drawing on extensive archival research and over one hundred interviews, this... Read More

Photographing Toronto’s suburban strip malls

With an essay by Orly Linovski. A documentary project focused exclusively on the architecture of suburban strip malls: this idea... Read More

Will Bill 23 kill heritage protections?

The Ontario government has proposed new legislation called the More Homes, Built Faster Act (Bill 23). But I’d prefer an act called... Read More